Katie Smith Sloan

President and CEO

Executive Office

Katie Smith Sloan is president and CEO of LeadingAge, the association of nonprofit providers of aging services. To fulfill the organization’s mission to be the trusted voice for aging, Sloan advances the organization’s strategic priorities to increase impact through advocacy, enhancing member value and fostering innovative solutions to improve services and supports for older adults. Sloan is committed to collaborating with diverse stakeholder to encourage innovation within the aging services sector.

Sloan also holds the position of Executive Director at the Global Ageing Network, an organization with a presence in over 50 countries, dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for aging populations worldwide.

Her sector leadership extends to serving on the board of several organizations, including the Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CABHI) in Toronto, HelpAge USA, the Long Term Quality Alliance (LTQA) and ValueFirst, a group purchasing company serving the aging services field. Additionally, she co-chairs Dementia Friendly America, a multi-sector collaborative with a mission to foster dementia friendly communities.

Sloan has a master’s degree from the George Washington University and a bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College.